Making Money With Lending Club and a Review of Peer-to-Peer Lending

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Tweet Does Lending Club Work? Peer-to-peer lending has been around for a few years now, and two of the biggest players are Prosper and Lending Club. I’m going to talk a little bit about Lending Club since that’s the service I’ve been using and have the most experience with. To give you a quick primer […]

Wise Bread's 10,001 Ways to Live Large on a Small Budget

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Tweet Chances are you’re already familiar with Wise Bread since it’s among the finance blog elite, but you may not know that their book 10,001 Ways to Live Large on a Small Budget was released earlier this week. You might be thinking it’s just another personal finance book, but this book is different. One of […]

Special Offer: Ohio College Advantage 529 Plan $25 Free Bonus

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Tweet Sign Up by May 31st to Get Your $25 Bonus Have you been thinking about setting up a 529 plan but just never get around to it? It’s OK, there are a lot of different financial issues competing for our attention, and college savings is often put a little further down the priority list […]

Poll: Do You Use a Bank or a Credit Union?

Tweet There are a lot of options out there when it comes to banking and everyone wants your money. From community banks to national banks, there is something for almost everyone. But even if you don’t want to use a bank, most people have the option to turn to a credit union. Both credit unions […]

New Debit Card for Teens and Parents – The Discover Current Card

Tweet Discover Prepaid Debit Card Gives Parents More Control Are you a parent looking to give your teen access to money while still maintaining spending limits and control? Do you want a card that can help your teen learn how to be responsible with money? There’s a new debit card by Discover that can help […]

Announcing the New Money Tips Network

Tweet In case you missed the announcement over on Wise Bread, there’s a new blog network and I’m proud to be a part of it. You’ll see the Money Tips badge on this site and others who participate. There are a lot of great blogs in the group and I’m sure you’ll find it as […]

Congress Is Investigating Target Date Funds – Should You?

Tweet This is a guest post by Neal Frankle,  CFP ®. Neal found himself in a financially fragile situation at the age of 17. Both his parents passed away while he was still in high school, leaving behind a small insurance settlement. Neal sought out a financial advisor to help him invest his nest egg so […]